Category Archives: Council and democracy

Calderdale Council may need to save £11 million in the next financial year according to a forecast which will be considered at the next meeting of the Cabinet in November.  The Medium Term Financial Plan is updated annually and represents the starting point for setting the Council’s budget for 2024-2025, which will be agreed at… read more … about Planning ahead for a sustainable budget>>

Cllr Jane Scullion, Leader of Calderdale Council

On Sunday 12 November, people across the country will commemorate Remembrance Sunday, and events are taking place across Calderdale to mark this important occasion. To coincide with the launch of the national Royal British Legion’s 2023 Poppy Appeal, Calderdale Council has announced plans for this year’s Remembrance, with the Council hosting a full Remembrance Sunday… read more … about Remembrance in Calderdale>>


News Release from the Local Government Boundary Commission for England New boundaries are being proposed for council wards in Calderdale. The Local Government Boundary Commission wants to hear what residents and local organisations think about the proposals. A 12 week consultation on the proposals will run until 22 January 2024. The Commission is the independent… read more … about Have your say on a new political map for Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council>>

Proposed ward boundaries in Calderdale

Fourteen Calderdale Council employees have been recognised for a combined total of over 350 years of service at an event at Halifax Town Hall on Thursday 26 October. The Council’s Long Service Award ceremony celebrated staff who have worked at the Council for over 25 years. The ceremony was hosted by the Deputy Mayor of… read more … about Celebrating over 350 years of service at Calderdale Council>>

Long service award employees at Halifax Town Hall

The Council is presenting its Annual Corporate Performance Report at the meeting of Cabinet on Monday 10 July 2023. The report highlights the key challenges and achievements between 1 April 2022 and 31 March 2023. Next year, the borough will celebrate its 50th birthday and reflect on its Vision for the year 2024. In the… read more … about Reflecting on a year of challenges and improvements>>

Cllr Dacre

Calderdale Council is reaffirming its commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, by proposing to become the first employer in Yorkshire and the Humber to adopt UNISON’s national Anti-Racism Charter(external link). One of the Council’s three priorities is to reduce inequalities. Adopting the Charter would send out a clear message to staff and communities that it… read more … about Progressing the Council’s commitment to equality>>

Cllr Dacre

Becky McIntyre will join Calderdale Council’s senior leadership team in a newly created role to oversee the best use of money, staff and systems to help improve local people’s lives. Becky will take up the role of Director of Resources and Transformation in September 2023. She will lead on the Council’s finance, human resources, ICT,… read more … about Becky to head up Council transformation>>

Becky McIntyre

Over £4million of funding could support work to make homes in Calderdale warmer, healthier and cheaper to heat. Calderdale Council’s Cabinet will consider plans for the use of grant funding of £4.14million following a successful application to the government’s Home Upgrade Grant Phase 2 scheme. Subject to approvals, the funding will be used to deliver… read more … about Supporting healthy homes which are cheaper to heat>>

Cllr Patient in electric van

Calderdale Council has received a glowing report from local government experts who undertook a four day corporate peer challenge at the local authority in February 2023. The Local Government Association team of experienced officers and Councillors interviewed Elected Members, senior officers, partners and residents between 21 and 24 February 2023.  The Peer Challenge team focussed… read more … about Peers praise Calderdale’s Vision>>

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